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PNW Data Archive: Projected

This page provides access to gridded and time series data for the climate and natural resource-related variables in the Pacific Northwest (PNW), including:

Precipitation and Air Temperature

Name Time step of projections Spatial
Resolution
Timeframe of projections Comments
Gridded Data
Downscaled data from subset of IPCC models Daily 1/8º latitude - longitude over entire PNW 2001-2100 Daily projections of precipitation, temperature and wind speed
Downscaled data from subset of IPCC models Monthly 1/8º latitude - longitude over entire PNW 20th and 21st centuries Precipitation and temperature projections. Files in netcdf format.
Variable Infiltration Capacity (VIC) model Monthly 1/16º latitude - longitude over entire PNW 2020s, 2040s, 2080s Data available for 297 study sites in the PNW

Water Temperature

Name Temporal
Resolution
Spatial
Resolution
Range of Years Comments
PNW stream temperature Weekly Station data 2010-2100 Summertime

Snow Depth

Name Temporal
Resolution
Range of Years Comments
Variable Infiltration Capacity model output Monthly 2020s, 2040s, 2080s Data available for 297 study sites in the PNW.

Land Surface Hydrology

Name Temporal
Resolution
Spatial
Resolution
Range of Years Comments
Variable Infiltration Capacity (VIC) hydrological model input and derived data Three-hourly, Daily, Monthly 1/16º latitude-longitude over entire PNW 2020s, 2040s, 2080s Includes meteorological (e.g., precipitation, temperature, radiation), water balance (e.g., evaporation, runoff, soil moisture, snow water equivalent) and energy balance (e.g., latent, sensible, and ground heat flux) variables

For Assistance

If you need any assistance downloading or using this data, contact Todd Mitchell (mitchell@atmos.washington.edu).